Application for a motor vehicle yard manager's licence

This publication is for: 
Motor industry

Who needs to apply for a licence

A yard manager is someone employed or engaged by a dealer to manage or supervise the dealer's business of buying and/or selling vehicles. A yard manager must hold a valid Yard Manager's licence.

What do I need to do to lodge a complete application

To apply for a licence you must lodge a complete application. This means you must:

  • Complete all of the relevant sections of the correct application form.
  • Attach/pay the correct feeThis is payable at the time of lodging the application.
  • Provide the relevant Police Check, which is not more than three (3) months old at the time of lodgement. Only Police Checks issued by our list of approved providers will be accepted.
  • Attach a copy of the the Certificate issued on the successful completion of the Dealer/Yard Manager Licence Requirements Course.
  • Ensure a representative from your employing dealership has completed the Employer Declaration form and it’s ready to attach.
  • Check to make sure the application form is complete and you have provided all relevant supporting documents. 

Should you require assistance with completing the application, please contact the Licensing Branch by telephone on 1300 30 40 64 (within Australia) or email.

Note: the Commissioner can attach conditions or restrictions to any licence.

How to submit your application

Once you have completed the application form and have all of your supporting documents ready, you can lodge your application in one of three ways:

Online  By Post In person (including payments

Lodge and pay for your application

If you are submitting your application by post and are making payment by credit card, you must also complete the Application Payment Form and attach it to your application. Applications received without payment cannot be accepted.

Post to:

Licensing Services
Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
Locked Bag 100

Monday to Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm

Customer Service
Level 1, Mason Bird Building
303 Sevenoaks Street


Electronic communication

Consumer Protection sends courtesy renewal reminders to licensees. These reminders are sent electronically (via sms and email) so it is important you inform Consumer Protection of your most up to date contact details.

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Last updated 04 Dec 2023

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